Fallen Timbers Battlefield

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Fallen Timbers Battlefield
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About Fallen Timbers Battlefield
At the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, a pleasant 1.5 mile Northwest Territory Trail loops through a wooded area and over a ravine where the 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers took place. Along the way, you will encounter interpretive areas providing information about the conflict. A planned visitors center will open with interpretive displays. Along the way, visitors will encounter interpretive areas providing information about various aspects of the battle. The battlefield may be accessed in Maumee at the intersection of US23/I-475 and US24 (Anthony Wayne Trail). A parking lot and visitors center are located on Jerome Road.

The impressive Fallen Timbers Monument to the important battle is across the Anthony Wayne Trail from the actual battlefield. A bike/pedestrian bridge connects the two sites. Owned by Ohio History Connection, the monument is situated on a bluff overlooking Side Cut Metropark and the beautiful Maumee River.
From Fallen Timbers Battlefield (Toledo Metroparks) webpage

Fallen Timbers Battlefield consists of 187 acres of open field with a wooded area near the center. The property, owned by Metroparks of the Toledo Area, is bounded on the east by I-475, on the south by US-24, on the west by a proposed retail and commercial development, and on the north by an additional commercial property. A railroad spur cuts through the northwest corner of the battlefield. The property is generally flat, with a small swale in the woods on the south edge of the site and terminating at US-24.

The site formerly thought to be the location of the battlefield, 0.25 mile south of the actual site and on the floodplain along the Maumee River, was included in the 1959 National Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings as one of 22 sites representing the national historic theme “The Advance of the Frontier, 1763-1830.” It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960, signifying “the culminating event which demonstrated the tenacity of the American people in their efforts of western expansion through the struggle for dominance in the Old Northwest Territory.” The National Historic Landmark designation is being corrected to identify the actual battle site.
From Fallen Timbers Battlefield webpage

Restrooms in visitor center.